Season 12

Midweek Mention... Amadeus
May 31, 2023

Midweek Mention... Amadeus

Today, we journey back to the 18th-century Vienna with the remarkable cinematic masterpiece, "Amadeus". This 1984 film, directed by the virtuoso Milos Forman, is an opulent dramatization of the imagined rivalry between two of...

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Midweek Mention... Black Hawk Down
May 24, 2023

Midweek Mention... Black Hawk Down

Ridley Scott's terrific depiction of the events of the Battle of Mogadishu kicks off Operations week as we watch 2001's BLACK HAWK DOWN. I thought I was being so clever picking this, with the disastrous events of Operation Go...

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Tove & The Moomins
July 8, 2022

Tove & The Moomins

One of the best things about podcasting apart from the fun of the actual recording, the really cool people we’ve been able to meet as a result of doing this, the chance we’ve had to indulge our passions, the unity …

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Logan Lucky & The Creature Cases
July 1, 2022

Logan Lucky & The Creature Cases

Just three Bad Dads this week and since that's three for the price of none, only you can judge whether that represents value for money. With all of us having equine obsessed daughters it seems suprising that it has taken …

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The History of Future Folk & Captain Pugwash
June 24, 2022

The History of Future Folk & Captain Pugwash

It's never easy writing the show notes when you weren't present for the podcast itself and consequently don't have the overall tone of the discussion to guide you. For instance, the guys talked about the Top 5 Hacking or Comp...

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Listener Suggestion... Falling Down
June 17, 2022

Listener Suggestion... Falling Down

FALLING DOWN (1993) begins innocuously enough when an unnamed white male in his 50's abandons his car in the blazing heat of downtown Los Angeles traffic with the simple and relatable enough desire to get home to his family. ...

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The Holy Mountain
June 10, 2022

The Holy Mountain

We're on something of a hiatus this week but a few months ago Dan and I watched something a little bit different... I'm probably not going out on a limb when I suggest that Chilean surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ...

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The Lighthouse & The Magic Roundabout
June 3, 2022

The Lighthouse & The Magic Roundabout

This weeks show was masterminded by Bad Dad Sidey who would have pleased the many protective headgear enthusiasts in our audience by nominating the Top 5 Helmets for us to discuss. Will we manage to talk about this subject wi...

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Hold The Dark & Surf's Up
May 27, 2022

Hold The Dark & Surf's Up

When you think about scenes in movies, boiling water never is too far from the screen. Tropes such as demanding that someone grabs hot water and towels when babies are born or directors using the whistling effect of a boiling...

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Nobody & Mr Benn
May 20, 2022

Nobody & Mr Benn

This week’s show sees us discussing The Razzies, the annual award ceremony dedicated to celebrating the very worst that Hollywood has to offer. Publicist John J.B. Wilson held a reverse Oscars party at his house in 1981 in wh...

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Call Me By Your Name & BabyTV
May 13, 2022

Call Me By Your Name & BabyTV

We begin this week’s show with a chat about the Top 5 Pre or Post Kill or Injury one-liners, a topic which baffled poor Dan with its complexity and caused one Bad Dad to lament that an interesting looking topic …

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Baby Driver & Rastamouse
May 6, 2022

Baby Driver & Rastamouse

When it comes to onscreen violence there's nothing quite like a beheading to get the blood pumping. Whether it be in service of the story or the audiences blood lust, screenwriters have chosen time after time to lop off a …

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Sound of Metal & Regular Show
April 29, 2022

Sound of Metal & Regular Show

Sidey is famed for his sartorial elegance so it should come as no surprise that he picked the Top 5 Suits for us to discuss. By the end of this week’s show, you'll know your two-piece from your three-piece, your …

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The King of Staten Island & The Loud House
April 22, 2022

The King of Staten Island & The Loud House

As impossible as it is to imagine if all you ever do is listen to his razor sharp mental gymnastics and displays of intellectual acuity on the podcast, but Bad Dad Dan can from time to time be forgetful so …

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Lars and The Real Girl & The Epic Adventures of Morph - Episode Re-Release
April 15, 2022

Lars and The Real Girl & The Epic Adventures of Morph - Episode Re-Re…

The Dads are on holiday but will be back as usual from 20th April. In the meantime enjoy this special rereleased episode where we discuss LARS AND THE REAL GIRL... Original show notes below. ______________ “The lack of women ...

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